Dr. Sue Varma is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and was the first medical director and attending psychiatrist at the World Trade Center Mental Health Program at NYU Langone, where she treated first responders and civilians impacted by 9/11. She was part of a groundbreaking national campaign on mental health called “Stop the Stigma,” and was nominated for a Sharecare Emmy for this work. She is the author of the highly anticipated forthcoming book, Practical Optimism, a tangible pathway to boosting health, happiness, resilience, success, and longevity.
"Thank you for asking me to speak at the Yakima Town Hall. And thanks especially for hosting me with such warmth ... I can tell that Yakima is my kind of town!" - Laura Bush